Alex Wurz Tag

By Adam Tate, Managing Editor Formula One drivers have finally had enough. On the heels of some of the sports biggest stars criticizing recent moves by Bernie Ecclestone and the FIA, the GPDA: Grand Prix Drivers Association, has released a statement bashing recent decisions which jeopardize the future of the sport, like the recent qualifying fiasco in last weekend’s season opening Australian Grand Prix. According to GPDA chairman, Alex Wurz, the drivers have considered speaking up for some time, and it seems now is finally the moment. It couldn’t have comeRead More

Posted On November 20, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News

2015 6 Hours of Bahrain – FP3

Porsche returned to the top of the timing screens at Bahrain this morning as the teams took part in a final hour of Free Practice running before the important qualifying sessions later today in preparation for the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain tomorrow. Brendon Hartley laid down an early lap of 1m40.917s in the No.17 Porsche 919 Hybrid and the New Zealanders effort, which was 1.2s faster than Marcel Fassler’s best from last night’s session, was not bettered in the 60-minute session this morning. Making it another Porsche 1-2, theRead More

Posted On November 19, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News

2015 6 Hours of Bahrain – Free Practice 2

Just as the floodlights lit up the Bahrian International Circuit, so too did Marcel Fässler this evening, as the Swiss ace set a scorching pace in the Audi R18 e-tron quattro he shares with André Lotterer and Benoît Tréluyer. Fässler’s time of 1m42.133s was set after thirty minutes of the ninety minute and was never beaten to give a boost to Audi Sport Team Joest as they attempt to chase down the No.17 Porsche for the Drivers’ title. Loic Duval ensured it was a 1-2 for the Ingolstadt marque tonightRead More
Toyota Hybrid Racing - 2015

Posted On April 30, 2015By Motorsports TribuneIn Breaking News, Headline News

Tough start for Toyota GAZOO Racing

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing endured a difficult start to the Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps weekend due to a heavy accident for the #1 car in terrible conditions.Opening practice for the second round of the World Endurance Championship took place in continuous rain which contributed to an accident for Kazuki Nakajima, who hit the back of a slow-moving Audi #8 on the fast Kemmel Straight. The impact damaged the monocoque but more significantly caused injury to Kazuki. After complaining of back pain immediately after the incident, he was assessed at the circuitRead More